Menu
Account
Ahead of Second Summit, Kim Jong Un Expresses ’Great Satisfaction’ at Letter From Trump
January 24, 2019
Ahead of Second Summit, Kim Jong Un Expresses ’Great Satisfaction’ at Letter From Trump
The North Korean leader expressed his willingness to meet Trump for a second summit.
Ahead of Second Summit, Kim Jong Un Expresses ’Great Satisfaction’ at Letter From Trump
Assessing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
January 19, 2019
Assessing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
What is the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act and what will it do?
Assessing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
Challenges for the US-China Trade War ‘Truce‘
January 08, 2019
Challenges for the US-China Trade War ‘Truce‘
We have seen some progress, but a real deal remains difficult.
Challenges for the US-China Trade War ‘Truce‘
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
January 08, 2019
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
ARIA is a significant step toward a more engaged U.S. posture in Asia.
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces to Resign Effective February 2019
December 21, 2018
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces to Resign Effective February 2019
Mattis announces that February 28, 2019, will be his last day in office.
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces to Resign Effective February 2019
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
October 16, 2018
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
Tensions are rising in the South China Sea.
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
October 05, 2018
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
“Anyone wanting to commit ground troops to Asia should have his head examined," Kennedy wrote of MacArthur's advice.
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
October 04, 2018
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
North Korea is looking to open up a path to sanctions relief.
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
September 14, 2018
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
The president’s successor will need to offer a path forward that addresses our current self-serving American approach.
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
September 11, 2018
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
Insights from Richard Fontaine.
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
September 08, 2018
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
India and the United States took a major leap with the successful conclusion of the first-ever 2+2 dialogue.
Continuing Convergence: India-US 2+2 Meeting Shows Inexorable Progress in the Relationship
Pompeo Heads to Pakistan to Take on Terrorism, Seek 'Reset'
September 05, 2018
Pompeo Heads to Pakistan to Take on Terrorism, Seek 'Reset'
The U.S. secretary of state's arrival in Pakistan comes after a challenging eight months for the bilateral relationship.
Pompeo Heads to Pakistan to Take on Terrorism, Seek 'Reset'
The Question of the Decade: How Closely Will the US and India Align?
August 30, 2018
The Question of the Decade: How Closely Will the US and India Align?
Closer U.S.-India engagement seems to make sense, for very good reasons.
The Question of the Decade: How Closely Will the US and India Align?
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
July 09, 2018
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
Can Trump-era turbulence in the U.S.-India relationship be effectively managed?
The US-India Partnership and Its Discontents: Managing Trump-Era Turbulence
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
July 07, 2018
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
The sequencing problem requires coordination between the U.S., China, and Korea to pressure meaningful steps from Kim.
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
June 23, 2018
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
The trip will be Mattis' first to China as U.S. secretary of defense.
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief